French movies and series

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1. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Votes: 727,254 | Gross: $13.18M

10/10

2. A Perfect Plan (2012)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

A successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.

Director: Pascal Chaumeil | Stars: Diane Kruger, Dany Boon, Alice Pol, Robert Plagnol

Votes: 7,944

10/10

3. What's in a Name? (2012)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

Vincent is about to become a father. At a meeting with childhood friends he announces the name for his future son. The scandalous name ignites a discussion which surfaces unpleasant matters from the past of the group.

Directors: Alexandre de La Patellière, Matthieu Delaporte | Stars: Patrick Bruel, Valérie Benguigui, Charles Berling, Guillaume de Tonquédec

Votes: 14,652

7/10

4. Love Is in the Air (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

49 Metascore

Antoine is a lawyer living in New York. On his way back to France for the final round of a job interview, Antoine finds himself sitting right next to his ex-girlfriend Julie. With a ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Castagnetti | Stars: Ludivine Sagnier, Nicolas Bedos, Jonathan Cohen, Arnaud Ducret

Votes: 4,484 | Gross: $0.01M

9/10

5. Romantics Anonymous (2010)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

69 Metascore

What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Améris | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré, Lorella Cravotta, Lise Lamétrie

Votes: 10,264

9/10

6. Paris (I) (2008)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

A ex-dancer has a heart problem and even with a transplant, he may still only have a few months to live. Time's spent looking at people/life in Paris from his balcony. His single mom sister moves in with her 3 kids to look after him.

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Romain Duris, Joffrey Platel, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 11,465 | Gross: $1.01M

7/10

7. Heartbreaker (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

59 Metascore

Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.

Director: Pascal Chaumeil | Stars: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier, François Damiens

Votes: 24,798 | Gross: $0.50M

8. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 174,039 | Gross: $71.51M

9. The Returned (2012– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot, Céline Sallette

Votes: 19,092

10. Priceless (2006)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

72 Metascore

Through a set of wacky circumstances, a young gold digger mistakenly woos a mild-mannered bartender, thinking he's a wealthy suitor.

Director: Pierre Salvadori | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Marie-Christine Adam, Vernon Dobtcheff

Votes: 30,095 | Gross: $1.50M

11. The Bélier Family (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.

Director: Eric Lartigau | Stars: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera

Votes: 23,398

12. La Vie En Rose (2007)

PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

66 Metascore

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner

Votes: 80,643 | Gross: $10.30M

13. Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)

97 min | Comedy

A Catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.

Director: Philippe de Chauveron | Stars: Christian Clavier, Chantal Lauby, Ary Abittan, Medi Sadoun

Votes: 37,533

14. Love at First Fight (2014)

Unrated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

63 Metascore

Between his friends and the family business, Arnaud's summer looks set to be a peaceful one. Peaceful until he runs into Madeleine, as beautiful as she is brusque, a concrete block of tensed muscles and doomsday prophecies.

Director: Thomas Cailley | Stars: Adèle Haenel, Kévin Azaïs, Antoine Laurent, Brigitte Roüan

Votes: 5,090 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Number One Fan (2014)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Muriel Bayen, a divorced beautician and mother of two, loves to tell stories. She is a huge fan of this singer Vincent Lacroix, in fact she is a dedicated fan. One day Vincent knocks on her door and asks for her help.

Director: Jeanne Herry | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lafitte, Pascal Demolon, Olivia Côte

Votes: 1,600

16. Pas son genre (2014)

111 min | Drama, Romance

Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They're free in their hearts and bodies and ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Belvaux | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Loïc Corbery, Sandra Nkake, Charlotte Talpaert

Votes: 1,742

17. Populaire (2012)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

58 Metascore

1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world.

Director: Régis Roinsard | Stars: Romain Duris, Féodor Atkine, Déborah François, Bérénice Bejo

Votes: 11,182 | Gross: $0.18M

18. Rust and Bone (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette

Votes: 61,717 | Gross: $2.06M

19. Santa Claus! (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

One night, a burglar in a Santa Claus costume is surprised by Victor, a young boy who believes he is the real Santa Claus. Victor then follows him, and they embark on an unexpected adventure that will change their lives.

Director: Alexandre Coffre | Stars: Tahar Rahim, Victor Cabal, Annelise Hesme, Michaël Abiteboul

Votes: 618

20. Avis de mistral (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

Lea, Adrian, and their little brother Theo, born deaf, go on holiday in Provence with their grandfather, Paul "Oliveron" they never met because of a family quarrel. Unfortunately, it is not... See full summary »

Director: Rose Bosch | Stars: Jean Reno, Anna Galiena, Chloé Jouannet, Hugo Dessioux

Votes: 3,220

21. It Boy (2013)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

Alice works for "Rebelle" magazine, where she needs to let her hair down to get a promotion. When Balthazar returns a lost USB to Alice, the appearance of dating someone half her age helps her. Does it get real?

Director: David Moreau | Stars: Virginie Efira, Pierre Niney, Charles Berling, Gilles Cohen

Votes: 8,518

22. Disorder (2015)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

66 Metascore

Vincent is an ex-soldier with PTSD who is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town. Despite the apparent tranquility in Maryland, Vincent perceives an external threat.

Director: Alice Winocour | Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Zaïd Errougui-Demonsant

Votes: 5,426 | Gross: $0.01M

23. District B13 (2004)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

In the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and an ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naceri

Votes: 65,277 | Gross: $1.20M

24. District 13: Ultimatum (2009)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

64 Metascore

Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Director: Patrick Alessandrin | Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton, Daniel Duval

Votes: 42,346 | Gross: $0.04M

26. Daddy or Mommy (2015)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Florence and Vincent Leroy are successful in business, marriage and children. Today, it's their divorce they want to succeed in. But when they both receive the promotion they've always ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Bourboulon | Stars: Laurent Lafitte, Marina Foïs, Alexandre Desrousseaux, Anna Lemarchand

Votes: 3,833

27. Murder in Batz (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

After long years of study, Manon is about to become a neurosurgeon. To pay her way through college she cleans crime scenes, and now she finds herself being sent to an island in Brittany ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Baily | Stars: Stéphane Freiss, Flore Bonaventura, François Marthouret, Sophie Le Tellier

Votes: 102

28. Kaboul Kitchen (2012–2017)

26 min | Comedy

Afghanistan 2005. Kaboul Kitchen (a french restaurant) is the place to drink in Kabul. Jacky, the owner, is here to make money. His new roommate, his daughter, is here to save people.

Stars: Simon Abkarian, Azzedine Riyad, Stéphanie Pasterkamp, Benjamin Bellecour

Votes: 407

29. Le Bureau des Légendes (2015– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama

After six years of undercover work in Syria, French intelligence officer Malotru returns home, where he struggles to forget his undercover identity, train a young recruit, and investigate when a colleague disappears in Algeria.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Florence Loiret Caille, Jonathan Zaccaï, Sara Giraudeau

Votes: 5,609

30. Jo (2013)

Crime

Joachim Jo Saint-Clair is a veteran detective in Paris elite Criminal Brigade tackling the city's most challenging murder cases.

Stars: Jean Reno, Jill Hennessy, Tom Austen, Orla Brady

Votes: 1,087

31. Research Unit (2006– )

52 min | Crime

The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.

Stars: Xavier Deluc, Chrystelle Labaude, Franck Sémonin, Jean-Pascal Lacoste

Votes: 152

32. Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police (2006– )

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Six fairly cocky Paris police academy-graduated newbies join the metropolitan police, to be truly trained on the job by arrogant veterans who bicker among themselves. And the rookies' ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicolas Gob, Raphaël Lenglet, Luc Thuillier, Jean-Michel Fête

Votes: 163

33. Minuit, le soir (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

The story of three nightclub doormen with their concerns,especially with love, coping with a young arrogant and manipulative co-worker,club activity and the Mob.The club is owned by a young... See full summary »

Stars: Claude Legault, Louis Champagne, Julien Poulin, Julie Perreault

Votes: 585

34. Chefs (2015– )

52 min | Drama

Chefs in France. Competition drama and more.

Stars: Clovis Cornillac, Hugo Becker, Anne Charrier, Nicolas Gob

Votes: 191

35. Colt 45 (2014)

85 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

Director: Fabrice du Welz | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, JoeyStarr, Alice Taglioni, Ymanol Perset

Votes: 1,935

36. Secrets of State (2008)

100 min | Thriller

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Haïm | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Vahina Giocante, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Mehdi Nebbou

Votes: 3,246

37. Beauty and the Beast (2014)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

39 Metascore

An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, André Dussollier, Eduardo Noriega

Votes: 19,072

38. Détectives (2013– )

Comedy, Crime

Comedy about amateur french detectives,set in Paris.

Stars: Philippe Lefebvre, Sara Martins, Jean-Luc Bideau, Sébastien Libessart

Votes: 86

39. 19-2 (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

Officer Nick Beroff, 17 years of service for Montreal's police, is not happy to be stuck with Ben Chartier, newly transferred from S.Q (provincial police), as a partner, but after the ... See full summary »

Stars: Claude Legault, Réal Bossé, Véronique Beaudet, Fred-Eric Salvail

Votes: 1,215

40. Rendez-Vous (2015)

100 min | Drama, Romance

She had a dream and achieving it didn't seem that difficult. Or so she thought.

Director: Antoinette Beumer | Stars: Pierre Boulanger, Loes Haverkort, Jennifer Hoffman, Mark van Eeuwen

Votes: 1,182

41. Les révoltés (2014)

82 min | Drama

A small working-class town along the Loire river. Like his father and grandfather before him, 19 years old Pavel works at Martinsson, the local industry. He spends his spare time with Anja,... See full summary »

Director: Simon Leclère | Stars: Paul Bartel, Solène Rigot, Pierre Boulanger, François Girard

Votes: 23

42. Marius (2013)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

50 Metascore

"Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Raphaël Personnaz, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Victoire Bélézy

Votes: 969 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Fanny (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

47 Metascore

"Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Victoire Bélézy, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Raphaël Personnaz

Votes: 983

44. Renoir (2012)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

64 Metascore

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Bourdos | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Christa Théret, Vincent Rottiers, Thomas Doret

Votes: 5,097 | Gross: $2.29M

45. The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

In 1930s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his daughter when she gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Votes: 3,602 | Gross: $0.39M

46. Jacquou le croquant (2007)

Not Rated | 140 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5